How diarrhea will be diagnosed - symptoms and causes
Diarrhea is a defined as loose stool or watery stool (human waste). If you feel the urge to evacuate your bowel, more than three times loose stool or frequent bowel movements (last progress of digestion) is called diarrhea. Diarrhea would cause only because of bacteria or viral infection mostly. It will be cure on its own without any effective medicines or treatment in two or three days if it exceeds 3 weeks means you have to consult the doctor. Diarrhea cause in two stages as acute diarrhea and chronic diarrhea
Acute diarrhea lasts for 2 to 3 days because of the bacteria or viral infection. Diarrhea also caused after finished your travel from other countries is known as traveler’s diarrhea which occurs due to the contaminated food or allergies.
Chronic diarrhea lasts for more than three weeks because of intestinal diseases, Crohn's disease. Diarrhea would cause also with irritable bowel syndrome (vomit, pain, and diarrhea). Infants and children are also having diarrhea due to the bacterial and viral infection are called toddler diarrhea.
What causes diarrhea?
- Bacterial infection
- Viral infection
- Food poisoned
- An intestinal disease like Crohn's disease
- Food allergy
Symptoms of diarrhea:
- Indigestion (lactose intolerance)
- Stomach pain
- Bloating stomach
- Bloody stool (bloody diarrhea) or loose watery stool
- Burning when stool
How diarrhea will be diagnosed?
Normally the symptoms of the loose stool bowel movements alone help to identify diarrhea but to find the cause of the diarrhea doctors will ask the symptoms and severity of loose stool then diagnose by applying some tests like image test to find the bacteria infection or colonoscopy to check the intestinal disease. Usually, tests will not be taken from the patients, until the patient’s condition and reason for the causes of diarrhea would analyse.
Doctors would prescribe maximum diarrhea tablets like antibiotics pills to kill the bacterial infection in the stomach. Antibiotics capsules, supplements for diarrhea are helpful for the stomach problems like indigestion, gastrointestinal problems and diarrhea because it fights with the bacteria accumulated in our body to eliminate. Patients would be prescribed to drink more fluids when getting diarrhea for many times according to the patient's diarrhea symptoms treatment procedure would be taken.
You have to consult your doctor when you feel high fever, severe stomach cramp, black diarrhea, bloody diarrhea and pus stool.
Natural remedies for diarrhea:
Drink fruits juices or smoothies adequately. It will give loosed nutrients and keep you to be hydrated. During diarrhea you will lose your body water content, it tends to lose energy. You can have Apple, orange, watermelon during diarrhea which restores the hydration what you lose.
Drink warm water because warm water helps for rehydration and stick more with you than cold water. Drink electrolytes to get the energy.
Don’t eat more sugary foods because bacteria eat sugary foods more likely and stay for long. Try to eat antibiotic foods like orange, pineapple, lemon, cabbage, garlic
Have whole grains foods, wheat, barley, hot cereals, yogurt and whole wheat bread which can manage diarrhea. Fiber content can bulk your stool.
Ginger for diarrhea: Ginger is one of the best herbs for diarrhea and best medication for diarrhea, have ginger tea with honey mixer. You can have this combination by making ginger tea. Ginger has the ability to cure gastrointestinal problems, indigestion, bloating, and diarrhea. On the other hand you can take ginger herbal medicine to eat if you don’t like the flavour of raw ginger.
Try to Skip spicy food because food could not digest properly during diarrhea. It makes your digestive tract to work hard.
Follow these steps which is the simple and best way to treat diarrhea